Category Archives: Reading

Book tips in the Toolbox

With our new series on book tips in the Toolbox, we would like to draw attention to the holdings of the Specialised Information Service (FID) on African Studies and present new publications by African publishers.
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Green Open Access or Self-Archiving Rights (Part 1)

German copyright law allows authors under certain circumstances to make a copy of a scholarly work available online (/self-archiving) after having published it with a publisher. Many scholars are familiar with the experience: they just published a new article or they meet new colleagues at a conference when the question comes up where their work…
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Transkribus

Are you transcribing historical documents? Try out Transkribus for Handwritten Text Recognition.
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New copyright law in Germany

As of 1st March 2018, a new copyright law comes into effect in Germany and will introduce new copyright rules for schools, universities, libraries and other educational institutions.
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